Once a year, Jit Cheng Lim CPA checks out of the office and dons a scuba suit to survey the beautiful reefs of his country.
Finding inspiration in an article led Corrinne Kong CPA to take on accounting in a war zone.
The life of an accountant can take unexpected twists and turns. David Adams CPA left Australia and discovered a new focus in his career.
What concessions have Australian regulators provided to not-for-profits, including charities, incorporated associations, fundraising licensees and companies limited by guarantee during these challenging times? Here’s a guide to the relief provided in various jurisdictions.
With a large percentage of not-for-profits’ funding coming from corporate donors, the squeeze has been crippling during COVID-19. Here’s the prognosis for the sector.
Statutory reporting by Australia's charity sector is changing. The end goal is a more streamlined reporting system to improve transparency and good governance to facilitate the vital functioning of charities.
A desire to give back to his new community is what drove Victor Oyugi CPA to volunteer for a charity, but the experience changed his life and, he hopes, his career path.
Jordan Pearson ASA is an auditor and volunteer firefighter who was on the scene of a shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Colin Stollery CPA decided to enter a charity bike ride in 2018. The rise has become a regular fundraiser for him, and led to competition in the international triathlon ITU.
While their finance and analytical skills are highly valued, the interviewees in this INTHEBLACK eBook say volunteering has challenged them to think in new ways and draw on strengths they didn’t know they had.
Mimi Gian CPA is the driving force behind Malaysia's biannual Pink Wig-a-thon charity run.
Professor Carolyn Cordery FCPA is an expert in the accounting and accountability of not-for-profit organisations, and explains what drives her research and where the sector is headed.
Glenn Scott FCPA uses his expertise to support the growth of NFPS. He also sits on the board of two organisations that share his passion for making a difference: Anglican Overseas Aid and Library for All.
Equally passionate about his accounting career and his voluntary work, Chad Stead FCPA is excited about combining the two to help marginalised students.
Sabrina Lai CPA decided to help provide food to people in need in Malaysia, and one event has taken her into leadership roles as a volunteer.
As the first professional accountant, Kaveen Bachoo CPA redesigned the financial and reporting systems, simplifying and streamlining to get at the financial health of the organisation.
Joey Kee CPA is the driving force behind turning an overgrown space into a community-owned edible garden.
Accounting for International Development (AfID) is a UK-based social enterprise launched a decade ago by Neil Jennings. It enables accounting volunteers to take their skills abroad.
Daniel Vankov ASA and Warren Walker CPA met at the Rotary Club of Brisbane, where they now work to help disadvantaged youth.
Why would you work for a not-for-profit or charity? How does it compare with for-profit organisations? Three CPA Australia members share their insights.